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Old 08-17-2009, 11:37 AM
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How many people got into offshore boating or boating in general because of Miami Vice. I grew up watching that show and since then have always wanted a Scarab.
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At the time, I liked the show but it wasn't because of the boats. Now I find the reruns more interesting ... because of the boats
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too young, never saw it. but my family boat was kind of quick especially for how young i was, and i started to run into more people and someone whos now a good friend had a 28 skater, that got me hooked.
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I can remember driving from STL to The Lake every Friday night. As soon as we would arive at our house I would turn on CBS and watch the show. Then I would look for the boats on the lake Saturday and Sunday. Yes, Miami Vice had something to do with it.
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That Scarab and the White linen Sport Coats left their mark.
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I loved that show so much I bought the boat!

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I can remember driving from STL to The Lake every Friday night. As soon as we would arive at our house I would turn on CBS and watch the show. Then I would look for the boats on the lake Saturday and Sunday. Yes, Miami Vice had something to do with it.
10pm NBC.

I was SOOO pissed when they ended it that I didn't watch Quantum Leap for years. Then I realized how good that was as well.
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I remember being in grade school just waiting to get there on Monday to talk about the show. Between Ferraris, bikinis and boats...I don't know what I liked best! The kid I always talked about the shows with is on here too, and he has some of the baddest stuff on the water.

Just curious was anyone else pi$$ed that the movie did not start with the 'OG' Mann theme song?
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100%, thats where it started, grew up with fast Jets and Flat Bottoms but passion changed to Offshore with Miami Vice
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+1. Took my 7th grade school picture in a neon blue sportcoat with a yellow polo underneath...an no socks...never socks with the loafers.
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